Europe

List of countries in Europe (Parts of some of the countries marked with an asterisk * are also considered parts of Asia “border countries between Europe and Asia”).

Åland, Albania, Andorra, Austria, Azerbaijan*, 

Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, 

Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, 

FinlandFrance, Georgia*, Germany, Greece, Hungary

Iceland, Italy, Kazakhstan*, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, 

Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, 

Poland, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Russia*, 

San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, SpainSweden, Switzerland, 

Turkey*, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Vatican City

Huntable species of game to hunt in Europe:

 

Chamois, Chinese Water Deer, Fallow Deer, Fox, Mallard Duck, Moose, MouflonMuntjac, Pheasant, Pine Marten, Red Stag, Roe Deer, Sika, Wild Boar

SnipenStrike Αθόρυβα κυνηγετικά ρούχα (Ελληνική εκδοχή)

Γράφει ο Κωστας Παπαδόπουλος Φωτο 1 ο Κωστας Παπαδόπουλος με την κυνηγετική στολη SnipenStrike Ολα αυτα τα χρόνια εχω χρησιμοποιησει πολλές στολες παραλαγης για το κυνήγι, παραλαγές που προσπαθούν να αποκρύψουν απο τα ζωα. Εκεί που νομίζεις οτι η τεχνολογία έχει πιάσει κορυφή. έρχεται μια νέα καινοτομία και τα καταρρίπτει όλα… Snipenstrike ειναι η παραλαγη […]

SnipenStrike Silent Hunting Clothes

By Kostas Papadopoulos Kostas Papadopoulos in his SnipenStrike hunting gear. Κλικ στην Ελληνικη σημαία για να διαβασετε το άρθρο στα Ελληνικά This year I am using one brand of camouflage clothing with great results. There is a time in your hunting career when you realize that’s it, I can’t buy or use any more camouflage […]

WJ Hunting Roe Deer Survey

Wild Jaeger Hunting Roe Deer Survey By Wild Jaeger International Pro Staff, Roger Pettersson Hunting Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) is a big thing in Europe. The Roe deer is one of the most common deer species all over Europe (and Ursa minor). Some countries have more than others, mainly because of climate differences. One can […]

Red Stag (Cervus Elaphus)

Red Stag (Cervus Elaphus) Figure 1 “Photo” A Red Stag in it’s natural environment in Germany. A close cousin of the Wapiti or American Elk, Russian Maral, and Sika. Red deer have been exported around the world as “Exotics” from New Zealand to Missouri. They originated in Europe. There are large populations across the globe. […]

Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus)

Roe Deer (called Reh in German) are the most common deer in Europe.  They prefer small clearings in forests. In the non-hunted season, they will appear in meadows in broad daylight, but retreat to the forests when the first shots of the season are heard. When startled, a Roe will paw the ground, releasing scent […]

Bowhunting in Hungary

By Peter Hochstein Although the Hungarian nation is traditionally an archery-nation, modern archery hunting is only 13 years old in our country. Only 5-10% of the Hungarian hunters use a bow for hunting purposes, which is no more than 3,000-5,000 people. If you want to hunt with a bow, in addition to the hunting license, […]

Wild Boar (Sus Scrofa)

By Chris Norris Phylum – Chordate – Vertebrae Class – Mammalia – Mammals Order – Artiodactyla – Even Toed Ungulates Family – Suidae – Pigs Genus – Sus – Eurasian Pigs Species – S. Scrofa – Wild Boar Figure 1 “Photo” A Wild Boar in it’s natural environment. The Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) also known […]

Mallard Duck (Anseriformes)

Artikel auf Deutsch lesen   Order: Anseriformes (Anseriformes) Family: Ducks (Anatidae) Subfamily: Anatinae Tribus: Dabbling ducks (Anatini) Genus: Actual ducks (Anas) Type: Mallard Appearance: The breeding plumage of the drake is gray with a brown breast, brownish black back and upper and lower tail coverts. The head is a metallic green with a white collar […]

Hunting in Finland

By Roger Pettersson Finland borders Russia to the east and Sweden to the west and stretches approximately 1200 km North/South and about 600 km wide East/West. This makes up for a total of 338,145 square kilometers of pristine nature. Finland is also known for its abundance of lakes which offers an exceptional water fowl environment […]

Pine marten (Martes martes)

  Artikel auf Deutsch lesen   Class Mammals (Mammalia) Order carnivores (Carnivora) Raccoon family (Mustelidae) Generic real-marten (Martes) Figure 1 “Photo” of a Pine Marten in it’s natural habitat.  Photograph source – © benno hansen – Fotolia.com Appearance: The fur of the pine marten is medium, discolored to a dark brown. One of the most […]

Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

The ring-necked pheasant, also known as common pheasant, was introduced into North America from Asia and has established itself over much of the continent, especially in agricultural regions, specifically cultivated ground interspersed with hedges, grass ditches, marshes, brushy groves, and woodland borders. It is a very distinctive and colorful species and is a popular game […]

Bowhunting In Spain

By Pedro Ampuero When deciding their next foreign hunting destination, most bowhunters will think of places like the US, Canada or South Africa. However, there are a wide variety of other destinations to be discovered. That is the case of Spain, a country which offers a wide range of opportunities and a great variety of […]

Moose (Alces alces)

Moose (Alces alces) referred to in North America, also known as Eurasian Elk in Europe are the largest species within the deer family. Currently there are six subspecies of moose. In North America; Eastern, Western, Alaska, and Shiras Moose. In Europe; Eurasian Elk and Siberian Moose. Figure 1″Photo” A Moose in its natural environment. Moose […]

Fallow Deer (Dama dama)

Fallow Deer in English, Daim in French, or Damhirsch in German are native to modern day Turkey and the Middle East where the rare Persian Fallow Deer (Dama mesopotamica) continue to live today. Although Dama dama was introduced to Europe by the Romans as early as 100 A.D., the original native subspecies, Dama mesopotamica, are […]

Bowhunting on the Alandic Islands

By Roger Pettersson Aland (Åland) is a small autonomous region situated in the Baltic Sea between Finland and Sweden with approximately 26,000 people, 30% are hunters. Aland is a part of Finland, but we consider ourselves “Alandics” rather than Finnish. Both hunting and fishing are a great part of our traditions. We have fairly liberal […]

Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra)

Chamois in English and French or Gams in German are native to rugged, high altitude, mountainous regions all across the Alps from the Pyrenees through Austria, Balkans, Carpathians, and even the Caucuses. Specimens range is size, shape, and color but generally average between 40-60 pounds (20-35 kg), close to three feet or one meter in […]

Sika Deer (Cervus nippon)

Sika deer are native to Eastern Asia. They were once a sacred animal in Japan. They were introduced in the 1900s to other areas of the world, including the United States in 1920. Sika deer were originally introduced as ornamental game but have established themselves in some forests of Eastern Europe & North America. Figure […]